Credit Card Fraud http://kplu.org en Dutch man charged with stealing Washington credit cards http://kplu.org/post/dutch-man-charged-stealing-washington-credit-cards <p>Federal prosecutors say a 21-year-old Dutch national coordinated the theft of about 44,000 credit card numbers worldwide, including some from the Boeing Employees Credit Union, by hacking into the sales system of businesses.</p><p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 21:13:04 +0000 The Associated Press 5246 at http://kplu.org Dutch man charged with stealing Washington credit cards MasterCard, Visa warn of credit card data theft http://kplu.org/post/mastercard-visa-warn-credit-card-data-theft MasterCard and Visa have warned banks that a third party processor has experienced a data breach. In statement, both card associations acknowledged the breach and MasterCard said that law enforcement is involved and "is currently the subject of an ongoing forensic review by an independent data security organization."<p>Just how big the breach was is still unknown. Fri, 30 Mar 2012 19:10:41 +0000 4608 at http://kplu.org MasterCard, Visa warn of credit card data theft Washington among top 10 states for cyber crime; Paul Allen hit http://kplu.org/post/washington-among-top-10-states-cyber-crime-paul-allen-hit <p>Sitting in a coffee shop with a friend 10 days ago, I got a call from an 800-number, I took it and it was a credit card fraud warning. I didn&rsquo;t answer the questions and ended the call. You know, <a href="http://ic3report.nw3c.org/resources.cfm">never give information to unsolicited caller</a>.</p><p>Then it hit me that maybe my family debit card would be shut down, so my wife called our bank and suddenly Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and I had something in common financially! We&rsquo;d both had our credit/debit cards hacked.</p><p>And apparently we&#39;re not an exclusive club.</p><p> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 22:23:33 +0000 Jake Ellison 4580 at http://kplu.org Washington among top 10 states for cyber crime; Paul Allen hit ATM skimming scams on the rise http://kplu.org/post/atm-skimming-scams-rise <p>If you&rsquo;ve ever used a cash machine, here&rsquo;s something you should be aware of. The Justice Department has disrupted one of the largest debit and credit card skimming rings on the West Coast.</p> Tue, 20 Sep 2011 17:54:39 +0000 Paula Wissel 2682 at http://kplu.org ATM skimming scams on the rise Beware of ATM scammers http://kplu.org/post/beware-atm-scammers <p>Just how safe is that ATM? &nbsp;<a href="http://alaskaoregonwesternwashington.bbb.org/">The Better Business Bureau</a> says identity thieves are getting better at stealing your debit card info. They're using hidden cameras and fake keypads and card scanners to capture your account numbers and PINs.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 20:59:45 +0000 Dave Meyer 467 at http://kplu.org Beware of ATM scammers International fraud hits Seattle neighborhood http://kplu.org/post/international-fraud-hits-seattle-neighborhood <P>Federal law enforcement investigators say they're closing in on an international thief who electronically ripped off hundreds of residents in a Seattle neighborhood.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri, 19 Nov 2010 15:29:55 +0000 Paula Wissel 180 at http://kplu.org International fraud hits Seattle neighborhood